Haroun and the sea of stories
Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals, Salman Rushdie's classic children's novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits the same imaginative space as Gulliver's Travels , Alice in Wonderland , and The Wizard of Oz . In this captivating adaptation for the stage, Haroun sets out on an adventure to restore the poisoned source of the sea of stories. On the way, he encounters many foes, all intent on draining the sea of all its storytelling powers.
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'But aren't we having a nice chaff This remark so exasperated Haroun that in his
exhaustion he swung an arm loosely at Blabbermouth's head, catching the Page
by surprise and knocking off the maroon velvet cap on his head ... on her head, ...
The Chupwala who had removed Butt the Hoopoe's brain-box stepped forward
and gave it to Khattam-Shud with a bow of the head. The Cultmaster commenced
tossing the little metal cube lightly into the air, murmuring, 'Now we shall see ...
The Head Floating Gardener broke off his song, took off his hat of weeds,
scratched his head, and said through his floral lips: 'Walrus. You're on the carpet.
Heard all about it. Big problem. Sorry, can't assist.' 'What's the matter with
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There's a lot to enjoy here (for a short book) but in the end I can't say I loved it. I liked it; it was diverting; I'd recommend it happily to others. This has a bit of wish-dream or deus ex machina ... Read full review
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Suppose you are an internationally acclaimed novelist who has written a book that some people view as blasphemous to a revered figure in a major world religion. A leading cleric of the faith tries to ... Read full review